Shorts in a Bunch
- a neighbor sitting in the street under a sprinkler
- a pearl lodged in an ear
- parachuting in bed
- rejecting "To Kill a Mockingbird"
- finding love in a cafeteria and outer space
- facts of the universe
- military service of American presidents
- visting a writers group
- crusty old Bickersley couple
- personified largemouth bass
- the 2016 debate between Donald and Hilary
and much more!
Class of 1940 follows young men and women as they graduate from high school in 1940 and pursue careers until they are caught up in the war, the men entering the Army through the National Guard and the women becoming nurses and volunteering for the Army Nurse Corps.
Class of 1940 is a story of adventure, service, heroism, sacrifice, and love.
Shorts in a Bunch is a book of humor and insights in several genres. The amusing anecdotes are funny and embarrassing things that have happened to the author and his wife, such as coming across a neighbor lady sitting in the street.
Tall tales include finding love in a cafeteria and in a space station, an FBI agent losing his credentials, and a Russian spy on a lake in Virginia.
Essays range from facts about the
universe to living at Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia.
The histories include the military
service of American presidents, Pearl Harbor, Veterans Day, and D-Day.
Poems are about nature, writing, and other aspects of life.
The humorous plays are about a visit to a writers group, a crusty older couple living at Smith Mountain Lake, young
bass out looking for some action on the lake on a Saturday night, the image of Allen Greenspin, and the 2016 debate between Donald and Hilary.
Readers of Bedford Goes to War will learn of the many challenges American communities faced during the war, both on the home front and with respect to those serving in the armed forces.
Bedford Goes to War covers all aspects of the wartime experience, in depth for one special community, based on in-depth research.